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What is Better Alfa Romeo 159 or Ferrari 360?

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Alfa Romeo 159 Ferrari 360

9 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 159

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.0 vs 11.0 35% or 6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90.4 mm vs 79 mm 13% or 11.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 400 nM vs 373 nM 7% or 27 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 273 g/mile 129% or 154 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

11 reasons to buy Ferrari 360

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 5 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 5 vs 4 1 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 85 mm vs 82 mm 4% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

400 bhp vs 210 bhp

294 kw. vs 154 kw.

48% or 190 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.6 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 180 mph vs 141 mph 39 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 14.7 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 167% or 24.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 21.89 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 122% or 26.77 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 9.4 mpg vs 29.1 mpg 210% or 19.7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 95 liters vs 70 liters 26% or 25 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1450 kg vs 1645 kg 13% or 195 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Alfa Romeo 159 vs. Ferrari 360

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 8500 RPM 53% or 4500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2387 cm3 vs 3586 cm3 33% or 1199 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Rear transverse
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Turbocharged and intercooled vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4660 mm vs 4477 mm 4% or 183 mm shorter
Width 1828 mm vs 1922 mm 5% or 94 mm narrower
Height 1422 mm vs 1235 mm 13% or 187 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2600 mm 4% or 100 mm more
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 215/45 ZR18
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 275/40 ZR18
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)